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Reducing inflammation & boosting immunity with a Somatic Lifestyle

Hello, how has your week been? I hope you are keeping safe and well. As many of you may be aware from my recent blogs and podcasts, The Total Somatics online membership has created a “Lifestyle” section to deepen members' awareness to creating a somatic lifestyle. Over the years, I have found that many clients will practice Somatic Movement, reap the benefits but in a short amount of time, their aches and pains will return. This is often due to [...]

Moving forward in to 2021 with healthy intentions

Hello, how are you? I hope you are keeping safe and well. I am sure you would agree with me that 2020 has been a year that has thrown many challenges at us. As nauseating as the expression may be, it has certainly been and continues to be a character building, refining process for us all. It has opened and exposed us to many areas of our life. At times, creating opportunities for us to simplify our life and [...]

How to Create a Healthy Somatic Mindset

In this week’s blog we are going to discuss why a healthy somatic mindset is important. We will consider a few steps to create a healthy mindset. Before we do, let’s consider a few questions and allow them to start considering this subject. Whilst considering these questions, please direct them to you and no one else. This self reflection is part of uncovering what makes us ‘tick’ as an individual. It allows us to notice patterns of behaviour which may [...]

Why Pandiculation NOT Stretching Reduces Pain, Improves Posture & Increases Mobility

Over the years we have been told that stretching will help reduce pain and improve our health. However with scientific research, an increased knowledge in the area of pain science and neuroscience, old beliefs around the subject of stretching are starting to be questioned. In today's blog we are going to look at the science behind stretching and why pandiculation is a much more effective and natural way of releasing muscle tension, reducing pain, improving posture and increasing mobility. The [...]

Week 1 – Somatic In September

What it means to be Somatic & how it can help with Pain and Limited Mobility During September I will be teaching you how we can be somatic during this month and beyond. Allow me to explain what we will be discussing this week in the following video.... Developing Somatic awareness Firstly, what does it mean to be “Somatic” or “Somatically aware?” To be “Somatic” means to be able to observe, sense and feel our internal sensations. When we become “Somatically aware” we are able [...]